26~28 October 1988
Table of Contents
Wednesday October 26
9:00 - Welcome and Local Arrangements - K. Preiss and S. Peleg
9:30 - Meeting Overview - L. Landweber
9:45 - 3:30 Project Updates (15 minutes each)
Scandinavia -J. Heinanen, H. Salminen, M. Brunel
EARN - D.Jennings (overview) and P. Bryant (ISO transition)
RARE MHS Pilot Project - H. Kvemlev
Germany ·P. Kaufmann (DFN), W. Zorn (BELWUE)
Spain· I. Martinez or J. Barbera (IRIS)
Central America - C. Gutierrez
Olile - F. Utreras (REUNA)
Japan - H. Ishida (JUNET)
Australia - B. Kummerfeld (ACSNET)
Canada – J. Demco (CDNNET)
U.S. - B. Galler (CSNET-BITNET merger) and D. Farber (NSFNET)
CCIRN - L. Landweber
3:00 Wednesday: Discussion Topics for the Full Group and Working Group;
8:30 Thursday: Telecommunications Tariffs Throughout the World - H. Nussbacher
9:00 Thursday: Full Group and Working Group Discussions
9:00 Friday: Full Group and Working Group Discussions
B. Suggested Topics
The Global R&D Network
- world model for interconnection
what are the obstacles?
political. technical, management. economic
what protocols should be used? - TCP/IP vs. ISO
will there be a migration? - is so how and when?
is a migration desirable?
is coexistence possible?
is ISO a panacea or a curse?
- gateways - how will the various component networks and
services be connected? ISO/TCP, mail (RFC822/X.400).
file transfer (FIP/FTAM), connection oriented/connectionless.
naming/addressing and global directory services
what should the services be beyond mail?
what is achievable?
How can developing countries be brought into the international networks environment?
- do international agencies (e.g., UN, World Bank) have a role to play?
- is an international consulting service possible?
What role, if any, will PTT's play in the development of the global internet?
How can international cooperation be expanded and made less ad-hoc?
C. Articles - Draft
 John Demco, "Canada - CDNET", Ocotber 1988.
 H. Ishida, "Research Networks in Japan", 1988.
 "China - CANET", January 1988.
 Stephan Wolffe, Letter to David Farber of CSNET: "Division of Networking and Communications Research and Infrastructure", NSF, 8 November 1987.
 Peter Kaumann, "DFN - A Brief Description of the Project," October 1988.
 R. J. Kummerfeld, "ACSnet: the Australian Academic and Research Network," 1988.
 J. P. Le Guigner, "The REUNIR Network - Presentation and current status," October 1988.
 Harvard Kvernelv, "Status of RARE Pilot MHS Service," 1 September 1988.
 Trevor Hales, "Networking in Australia," CSIRO.
 Harri Salminen, "FUNET Topology," 14 July 1988.
 Havard Kvernelv, "Status of RARE Pilot MHS Service," 21 October 1988.
 Joint Working Party A, "MDNS(Managed Data Network Services) - 22 PTTs," 1988.
 COSINE, "Rapid Progress in COSINE Project for Data Communcation Between Researchers in Europe," 5 October 1988.
 Bernard Galler, "Proposed Merger of CSNET and BITNET," October 1988.
 GARR, "COSINE Implementation Phase Plan - National Plan," Italy, June 1988.
 ILAN, ILAN Charter, "Rules, Regulation, and Code of Conduct," October 1988.
 Frode Greisen, "Networking in Denmark and Connections to International Nets".
 CEC, "Policy Objective".
 Mats Brunell, Einar Loevdal, "NORDUNET and the NORDUnet Overview,".
 Commission of the European Communities, "Press Release: Trans-Europe data network service for researchers," COSINE, 5 October 1988.
 J. Barbera and I. Martinea, "IRIS: Spanish Networking Program for the R&D Sector," September 1988.
 Harri Salminen, "FINNISH UNIVERSITY AND RESEARCH NETWORK", 1988.
 COSINEPolicy Group, "Project Status Information EUREKA Project No.8 - COSINE," June 8, 1988.
 Werner Zorn, "BELWUE, Baden-Wuettemberg Extended LAN," October 1988.
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